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Managing Anxiety: Visual Tools & Experiential Approaches

Date: 26 Jul 2019


In Singapore, 76% of children reported high anxiety especially when examinations were near. Though some anxiety propels us to do our best, for the young, High Anxiety can be debilitating and they will need help. Counsellors and Psychologist have reported that 90% of their clients have Anxiety as a presenting issue.

The tools and strategies used in this workshop draw on strengths-based approaches to practice, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), brain research, Choice Theory and Positive Psychology. The 50 activities used in Anxiety Solutions for Kids are based on techniques used for many years with adults, youth and children by consulting psychologist, Selina Byrne M.A.P.S.

This workshop is for child, adults, youth and family workers, teachers, counsellors, mental health workers, pastoral care workers, parents and anyone who supports children and young people. Participants in this workshop will take away a range of strategies to support themselves or others in managing anxious thoughts and feelings, whether at home, at school, at work or within formal counselling settings. Participants will also receive the assurance of knowing the practice base from which these strategies arose.

Trainer :

Andrew Shirres is the practice development coach at St Luke’s Innovative Resources. He is a highly experienced trainer of ‘strengths- based practice’, delivering workshops across the helping service sectors throughout Asia-Pacific. Through his training and group facilitation work Andrew has developed a myriad of skills and experiences to share with new and seasoned practitioners.

Andrew’s commitment and dedication to reflective practice have earned him great respect and admiration. He is an expert facilitator of the ‘strengths approach’ learning and skills development for individuals, team and organisations.

Andrew has a personal interest in the area of Anxiety and aided in the development of Anxiety Solutions for Kids and Adults at Innovative Resources

Duration: 9.00am to 5.00pm

Venue: To be determined

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Contact: Email Organizer

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Early Bird Price: $380.00 (Expiring on 7/7/2019)
Normal Price : $420.00

Language: English

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